Eating Out

F.east in Ilminster, Somerset.

F.east at Ilminster has been one of my regular lunch haunts for some time, and was previously based in a converted cottage just off the centre of town.  However, recently the owner Claire and her team upped sticks and moved … Read More

The Rusty Pig at Ottery St Mary near Honiton

When somewhere calls itself a licensed feasting house, curiosity is already piqued and you’re wondering exactly what you’re going to get – but yet again, when we ate there last night, the Rusty Pig delivered in spades. Based in Ottery … Read More

The Firehouse Somerset

We like to check out all the local eateries in a bid to ensure that we can recommend somewhere to suit you, your tastes and your budget if we are asked by our guests – and after a good meal … Read More

Lazy Hazy End of Summer Days at Dimpsey Glamping Somerset

Although Summer is starting to slowly drift away, it doesn’t mean the that relaxing holiday time is at an end. At Dimpsey Glamping, no matter what time of the year it is, there is always something to enjoy and ways … Read More

The Dimpsey Glamping Outdoor Kitchen With Woodfired Oven

A stay at Dimpsey Glamping isn’t just a place to lay your head at night. We want our guests to feel relaxed and pampered and that’s why we provide a full luxury retreat experience. The Dimpsey Shepherd’s Hut not only … Read More

Recipe: Hot Smoked Salmon

Thank you very much to Juliet from The Garden Oven Company for this recipe and blog post 🙂 Hello to you all at Dimpsey and everyone reading this… We were given this fantastic recipe from our lovely friend April Partridge. It … Read More

Recipe: Hidden Hummus

When we were down in Cornwall a couple of weeks ago, we visited the Hidden Hut at Porthcurnick beach – one of our favourite places to eat.  A walk along the cliff from Porthscatho brings you to the Hidden Hut … Read More

Days Out: Cycling through the Staple Fitzpaine Herepath

Being situated in the Blackdown Hills we are amidst some of the most beautiful landscape our country has to offer. We love to walk and explore but, we also love to cycle. One of our favourite routes is the Staple … Read More

Eating Out: The Anchor Inn in Seatown, Dorset.

Here at Dimpsey, we never recommend anywhere we haven’t visited recently – what a great excuse to eat out regularly!!  Yesterday, I managed to combine checking somewhere out with a meeting over lunch – perfect.  We’ve eaten at The Anchor … Read More

Somerset – not just the road to Cornwall

Somerset is a destination in its own right For a long time, Somerset was the place you drove through to get to your Cornish holiday, but it is fast becoming one of the go-to destinations in its own right.  So what … Read More